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Duranzo Tablet

Manufactured byAjanta Pharma Ltd.
ContainsDiclofenac (50 mg) + Codeine (50 mg)
Description

Duranzo Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat signs and symptoms such as pain, swelling, stiffness, etc. associated with acute painful conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, etc. in adult patients.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Duranzo Tablet

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Confusion
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach pain
  • Difficulty urination
  • Rash
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Diarrhea

Uses of Duranzo Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute Pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of the medicine can be observed within 10 to 30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, nausea, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    This medicine may become habit-forming in some cases, especially after prolonged use.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to diclofenac, other NSAIDs, codeine, or any other inactive ingredients present along with these medicines.

Respiratory depression

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with respiratory depression, in the absence of resuscitative equipment, due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Acute or severe bronchial asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with an acute or severe bronchial asthma, in the absence of resuscitative equipment, due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO)

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients receiving Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO) due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Paralytic ileus

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with gastrointestinal obstruction, including paralytic ileus due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Peptic Ulcer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

This medicine is not recommended for use before or after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery due to the increased risk of severe adverse reactions.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Infectious diarrhea

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with infectious diarrhea due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Acute alcohol intoxication

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with acute alcohol intoxication exhibiting depressed vital signs due to the increased risk of severe respiratory depression and death. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Drug dependence

This medicine has the potential to cause drug dependence and abuse. This risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Patients should be monitored closely for any change in mood and behavior during treatment with this medicine. Abrupt discontinuation is not recommended since it may cause withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal of therapy should be done gradually with close monitoring of the patient.

Intracranial pressure

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a head injury or intracranial lesions since it may elevate the intracranial pressure and worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Biliary spasm

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with biliary or gallbladder diseases due to the increased risk of biliary spasm and worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Effect on heart

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects on the heart, especially after a prolonged use. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

This medicine should not be taken to relieve pain before or after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery due to the increased risk of severe adverse reactions.

Gastro-intestinal bleeding

This medicine may cause severe gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation after prolonged usage. These adverse events may occur with or without warning symptoms. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Driving and operating machinery

This medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, nausea, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Aripiprazole

Linezolid

Methotrexate

Ramipril

Adefovir

Apixaban

Ketorolac

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Ramelteon

Alvimopan

Disease interactions

Hypotension

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hypotension due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of blood pressure levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Addison's Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of Addison's disease due to the increased risk of respiratory depression and prolonged CNS depression. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Hypothyroidism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hypothyroidism due to the increased risk of respiratory depression and prolonged CNS depression. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Seizure disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with seizure disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Arrhythmias

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with Arrhythmias due to the increased risk of bradycardia (very slow heart rate) and worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Inflammatory bowel disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with Inflammatory bowel disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of NSAID-sensitive asthma. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Fluid retention and Edema

This medicine may cause fluid retention and edema in some patients. Close monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels, and heart function may be required based on the clinical condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases.

Gastro-Intestinal toxicity

This medicine may cause damage to the stomach, intestines, liver, etc., especially on prolonged use. Report any symptoms such as chronic indigestion, blood in stool or vomit, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Skin rash

This medicine may cause fatal skin allergies without any warnings in some patients. Signs and symptoms such as rashes, hives, fever, or other allergic symptoms should be reported to the doctor without any delay. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of kidney impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended for such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Heart attack and stroke

This medicine may cause a heart attack, stroke, or other associated symptoms after a prolonged use. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of heart diseases. Close monitoring of heart function is recommended for such patients. Report any symptoms such as a chest pain, shallow breathing, speech slurring, weakness, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. It can be taken with or without food. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Diclofenac works by reducing the formation of certain substances in the body that cause pain and swelling. Codeine works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. Their combination is thus better effective in treating the signs and symptoms of acute painful conditions.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, Narcotic analgesics

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00318
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